The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 515 559 562
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +3
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 102 116 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 57 72 59
Median salary £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,250 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £79,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35217 38890 41377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.81% 88.23% 87.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30511 32753 34111
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +47 21 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Greenford - 1 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £102,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 108 (43.37%) Penetration Testing
2 89 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (32.93%) Information Security
4 75 (30.12%) Java
5 74 (29.72%) CISSP
6 63 (25.30%) Cybersecurity
7 61 (24.50%) OWASP
8 59 (23.69%) Finance
9 54 (21.69%) Risk Management
10 53 (21.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 53 (21.29%) CREST Certified
11 51 (20.48%) Linux
12 49 (19.68%) Mobile App
13 48 (19.28%) QA
14 47 (18.88%) Burp Suite
15 46 (18.47%) Degree
15 46 (18.47%) Ruby
16 45 (18.07%) SDLC
17 44 (17.67%) Windows
18 43 (17.27%) .NET
19 42 (16.87%) Metasploit
20 40 (16.06%) C
21 39 (15.66%) C#
22 38 (15.26%) Network Security
23 37 (14.86%) CHECK Team Leader
23 37 (14.86%) CISM
24 35 (14.06%) CEH
25 34 (13.65%) Management Information System
25 34 (13.65%) Security Cleared
26 33 (13.25%) Open Source

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.80%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.21%) MS Office
3 7 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.01%) SaaS
3 4 (1.61%) Office 365
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (15.26%) Network Security
2 26 (10.44%) HTTP
3 20 (8.03%) Firewall
4 14 (5.62%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.42%) LAN
5 11 (4.42%) WAN
6 10 (4.02%) HTTPS
7 8 (3.21%) Internet
8 5 (2.01%) IPsec
9 3 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.20%) Wireless
10 2 (0.80%) VoIP
11 1 (0.40%) DNS
11 1 (0.40%) FTP
11 1 (0.40%) NAS
11 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.40%) SAN
11 1 (0.40%) SSL
11 1 (0.40%) VPN
11 1 (0.40%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.81%) Big Data
3 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.80%) MarkLogic
6 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 47 (18.88%) Burp Suite
2 42 (16.87%) Metasploit
3 26 (10.44%) Selenium
4 23 (9.24%) Cucumber
5 21 (8.43%) AppScan
5 21 (8.43%) JMeter
6 20 (8.03%) WebDriver
7 15 (6.02%) Jenkins
8 14 (5.62%) JIRA
9 13 (5.22%) Appium
9 13 (5.22%) Git (software)
9 13 (5.22%) Visual Studio
10 10 (4.02%) sqlmap
11 8 (3.21%) Paros
12 7 (2.81%) Hudson
12 7 (2.81%) LoadRunner
12 7 (2.81%) Mercurial
12 7 (2.81%) SpecFlow
12 7 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.81%) WATIR
General
1 59 (23.69%) Finance
2 24 (9.64%) Banking
3 9 (3.61%) Legal
4 6 (2.41%) Retail
5 4 (1.61%) Brand Awareness
5 4 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.20%) Publishing
7 2 (0.80%) Back Office
7 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (27.31%) Tester
2 53 (21.29%) Analyst
3 48 (19.28%) Penetration Tester
4 33 (13.25%) Architect
4 33 (13.25%) Consultant
5 29 (11.65%) Security Consultant
6 28 (11.24%) Security Analyst
7 23 (9.24%) Security Architect
7 23 (9.24%) Team Leader
8 22 (8.84%) CISSP Architect
9 20 (8.03%) Security Specialist
10 17 (6.83%) Information Analyst
10 17 (6.83%) Information Security Analyst
11 14 (5.62%) Security Engineer
11 14 (5.62%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 14 (5.62%) Senior Tester
11 14 (5.62%) Test Analyst
12 13 (5.22%) Test Team Leader
13 12 (4.82%) CLAS Consultant
13 12 (4.82%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.27%) .NET
2 18 (7.23%) XML
3 17 (6.83%) HTML
4 15 (6.02%) Web Services
5 13 (5.22%) .NET Framework
6 12 (4.82%) ASP.NET
6 12 (4.82%) SOAP
7 9 (3.61%) Ajax
7 9 (3.61%) Gherkin
8 8 (3.21%) REST
8 8 (3.21%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.41%) HTML5
10 5 (2.01%) Backbone.js
10 5 (2.01%) Handlebars
10 5 (2.01%) JSON
10 5 (2.01%) React
10 5 (2.01%) WCF
11 4 (1.61%) CSS
11 4 (1.61%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.68%) Mobile App
2 34 (13.65%) Management Information System
3 22 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.84%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.62%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.42%) BYOD
6 10 (4.02%) CESG
6 10 (4.02%) Cyber Attack
7 8 (3.21%) Cryptography
8 6 (2.41%) Fintech
9 5 (2.01%) Tandem
10 4 (1.61%) Life Science
10 4 (1.61%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.61%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.20%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.80%) Spread Betting
12 2 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (20.48%) Linux
2 44 (17.67%) Windows
3 22 (8.84%) Kali Linux
4 15 (6.02%) Unix
5 11 (4.42%) AIX
5 11 (4.42%) Solaris
6 10 (4.02%) Android
6 10 (4.02%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.01%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.40%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (43.37%) Penetration Testing
2 89 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (32.93%) Information Security
4 63 (25.30%) Cybersecurity
5 61 (24.50%) OWASP
6 54 (21.69%) Risk Management
7 53 (21.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 45 (18.07%) SDLC
9 33 (13.25%) Open Source
10 30 (12.05%) BDD
11 28 (11.24%) Scrum
12 24 (9.64%) Ethical Hacking
13 21 (8.43%) Performance Testing
13 21 (8.43%) Time Management
14 20 (8.03%) Identity Access Management
14 20 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (7.63%) Automated Testing
15 19 (7.63%) Test Automation
15 19 (7.63%) Threat Modelling
16 18 (7.23%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 75 (30.12%) Java
2 46 (18.47%) Ruby
3 40 (16.06%) C
4 39 (15.66%) C#
5 33 (13.25%) Python
6 30 (12.05%) C++
7 28 (11.24%) JavaScript
8 23 (9.24%) SQL
9 17 (6.83%) PHP
10 16 (6.43%) Perl
11 13 (5.22%) VB.NET
12 9 (3.61%) PowerShell
13 8 (3.21%) Scala
14 6 (2.41%) Bash Shell
14 6 (2.41%) VB
15 4 (1.61%) Go
15 4 (1.61%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.40%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 74 (29.72%) CISSP
2 53 (21.29%) CREST Certified
3 46 (18.47%) Degree
4 37 (14.86%) CHECK Team Leader
4 37 (14.86%) CISM
5 35 (14.06%) CEH
6 34 (13.65%) Security Cleared
7 31 (12.45%) OSCP
8 29 (11.65%) SC Cleared
9 26 (10.44%) ISEB
10 24 (9.64%) ISTQB
11 23 (9.24%) DV Cleared
12 18 (7.23%) CISA
12 18 (7.23%) GIAC
13 16 (6.43%) CLAS
14 15 (6.02%) CHECK Team Member
14 15 (6.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 14 (5.62%) CESG Certified Professional
16 12 (4.82%) GPEN
17 9 (3.61%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (19.28%) QA
2 27 (10.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (10.44%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.80%) COBIT
5 2 (0.80%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 5 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (12.05%) HP Fortify
2 29 (11.65%) Nessus
3 8 (3.21%) WebInspect
4 4 (1.61%) OpenVAS
5 3 (1.20%) Nmap
5 3 (1.20%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.40%) Ansible
7 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.44%) HP
3 18 (7.23%) IBM
4 9 (3.61%) Veracode
5 8 (3.21%) Cognizant
5 8 (3.21%) Qualys
5 8 (3.21%) VMware
6 7 (2.81%) Google
7 5 (2.01%) SAP
8 4 (1.61%) Oracle
9 3 (1.20%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.80%) Apple
10 2 (0.80%) Cisco
10 2 (0.80%) Intel Security
10 2 (0.80%) LexisNexis
10 2 (0.80%) Remedy
10 2 (0.80%) Sophos
11 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.40%) Endeca
11 1 (0.40%) GoldenSource
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